[Mono-list] [off-topic] mailman anti-spam
Mon, 01 Mar 2004 00:38:07 +1300
At 05:15 29/02/2004, Miguel de Icaza wrote:
>> I'm sorry for this off-topic, but I would suggest to configure the
>> mailman of these lists with "Show member addrs so they're not directly
>> recognisable as email addrs?" (Privacy Options) set to Yes.
>That wont work, it was a good idea 4 years ago. Most modern spammers
>can reconstruct your email address from that and a lot more.
one thing I've seen on other lists, which -would- work is simply to remove
the tail end of the address from anything which is posted to the web.
eg, firstname.lastname@example.org -> mono-list@[snipped]
while leaving it intact for the actual mailing list itself.